How to Prevent a Stroke from Happening to You

Dr. Dean Johnston, MD, MHSc, FRCPC, Neurologist, discusses How to Prevent a Stroke from Happening to You.

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Dr. Dean Johnston, MD, MHSc, FRCPC, Neurologist, discusses How to Prevent a Stroke from Happening to You.
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Featuring Dr. Dean Johnston, MD, MHSc, FRCPC, Neurologist

Presenter: Dr. Dean Johnston, Neurologist, Vancouver, BC

Local Practitioners: Neurologist

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How to Prevent a Stroke from Happening to You

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1

The biggest thing a patient can do to prevent the risk of stroke is to stop smoking.

2

There are several risk factors of stroke that can be managed by the patient and/or doctor. Some of these risk factors include, hypertension, high cholesterol, atrial fibrillation, lack of exercise, smoking, and alcohol consumption.

3

Stroke is the leading cause of disability in North America and the 3rd leading cause of death.

4

Sudden numbness on one side of the body is not a symptom of stroke.

Explanation:

There are a number of stroke symptoms, including sudden numbness or weakness on one side of the body; difficulty speaking, walking or seeing; and headache

5

People with diabetes face an increased risk of heart attack but not of stroke.

Explanation:

People with diabetes face an increased risk of heart attack and stroke.

This content is for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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